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World T20: South Africa send Zimbabwe packing (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Sep 20 (IANS) South Africa cantered to a 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe, knocking them out of the World Twenty20 Championship, in a Group C encounter at the Mahinda Rajapaksa ... Read more...

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Disappointed with loss, but lot of positives: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was disappointed with the team's one-run loss to New Zealand in Tuesday's Twenty20 international ahead of the World Twenty20 starting ... Read more...

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Yuvraj centre of attraction at Vizag T20 (Preview)


September 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) All eyes would be on comeback man Yuvraj Singh when India take on New Zealand in the first of the two Twenty20 Internationals here Saturday, ... Read more...

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We have to forget the defeat and move on: Taylor


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor said that his boys have to forget their huge defeat in the first Test as they brace up to take ... Read more...

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Harbhajan deserves to play for India in all formats: Ganguly


August 28th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly feels that off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has been kept away from the national team for too long and he ... Read more...

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First Test: Ashwin spins India to innings victory (Roundup)


August 26th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandra Ashwin ended with match figures of 12 for 85 as Indian won the first cricket test against New Zealand by an innings and ... Read more...

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We need to rectify mistakes: Franklin


August 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin hopes the batsmen would rectify mistakes they committed in the first inning."I think we started pretty well in the second inning. ... Read more...

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Ojha in search of five-wicket haul


August 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha is looking forward to a five-wicket haul on his home ground here in the ongoing first test against New Zealand.Ojha claimed ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India lose to West Indies by 4 wickets


August 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 12 (IANS) The West Indies' decision to base themselves in Australia ahead of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup provided an immediate outcome here Sunday, when they beat ... Read more...

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Sammy plays down idea of second frontline spinner


July 25th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), July 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has down played the idea that another frontline spinner could have been included in the 13-man squad chosen to play ... Read more...

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Gayle hoping to give home fans special treat


July 5th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle returns to Sabina Park with the West Indies for the first time in three years and is hoping he can deliver something special before ... Read more...

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Brilliant Pujara carries India A to an exciting victory


June 6th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 6 (IANS/CMC) A superb unbeaten 96 by skipper Cheteshwar Pujara has carried India A to an exciting two-wicket victory over West Indies A on a tense final day ... Read more...

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Delhi Daredevils coach defends Morkel’s omission


May 26th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) It took all of Delhi Daredevils coach Eric Simmons' skills to explain the shock decision to drop their bowling spearhead Morne Morkel, play rookie spinner ... Read more...

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Chandila takes first hat-trick of IPL-V as Royals trounce Warrios (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 13 (IANS) Off-spinner Ajit Chandila took the first hat-trick of the Indian Premier League-V in Rajasthan Royal's emphatic win over the listless Pune Warriors here Sunday, keeping ... Read more...

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We have the team to beat anyone: Sangakkara


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) Battered and bruised in the early part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign, the Deccan Chargers still entertain hopes of pulling off a win ... Read more...

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Daley shines again as West Indies win T20 opener


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 2 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican all-rounder Shanel Daley extended her superb One-Day form into the opening Twenty20 game as West Indies women won the opening game of their five-match series ... Read more...

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Pietersen rates maiden IPL century as best Twenty20 innings


April 19th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' Kevin Pietersen, who smashed his maiden century in the Indian Premier League (IPL) against Deccan Chargers Thursday, rated the innings as his best ... Read more...

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Back injury may force Pattinson to miss remainder of series


April 19th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS) Exciting young Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has injured his back and will miss the remainder of the West Indies tour.Pattinson is not ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals ride on Rahane’s century to outclass Challengers (Roundup)


April 16th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) A brilliant unbeaten century by Ajinkya Rahane helped Rajasthan Royals humiliate Royal Challengers Bangalore by 59 runs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the jam-packed ... Read more...

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Royals outclass Challengers for first away win (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 16 (IANS) Showing class and style, Rajasthan Royals (RR) humiliated a strong Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) late Sunday, registering their first home away win with 59 runs in ... Read more...

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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Jaffer, Nayar power Mumbai into final


March 10th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Wasim Jafer's sublime knock and late fireworks by Abhishek Nayar ensured a 140-run win for Mumbai over Delhi in the semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka set India 290-run target (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 21 (IANS) Lahiru Thirimanne and captain Mahela Jayawardene scored fine fifties in Sri Lanka's 289 for six against India in the eighth match of the tri-series here ... Read more...

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Hussey, Forrest steer Australia to 269/8 (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 12 (IANS) David Hussey and debutant Peter Forrest struck fine fifties to steer Australia to 269 for eight in the fourth match of the ODI tri-series against India ... Read more...

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Dhoni laments poor bowling performance


February 5th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 5 (IANS) India' joy at winning their first match on the Australian tour was short-lived as they slumped to a 65-run defeat against the hosts in the tri-series ... Read more...

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Will not let Sachin get the hundred: Clarke


January 25th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke said Wednesday that his team will not let Sachin Tendulkar score his elusive 100th ton in the fourth Test though he ... Read more...

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Sehwag will inject some life in Indian team: Akram


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram said that captaincy should make Virender Sehwag more accountable as India prepare to play for pride ... Read more...

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Jones asks India to drop Laxman and Vinay for two spinners


January 20th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones feels India should drop veteran batsman V.V.S Laxman and pacer Vinay Kumar to make place for spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Pragyan ... Read more...

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Sachin’s 100th hundred will be a blessing for Tests: Clarke


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke feels Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international hundred will inject life in the dwindling popularity of Test cricket but also insisted that they ... Read more...

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Sachin will complete century of hundreds at Melbourne: Harbhajan


December 24th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Discarded Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh Friday exuded confidence that master batsman Sachin Tendulkar will complete a century of international hundreds in the Boxing Day cricket ... Read more...

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Experience will hold us in good stead: Dhoni


December 14th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 14 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni believes the experience in the team's ranks will hold it in good stead against Australia in the four-match Test series ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Kohli among top-10 ODI batsmen in ICC rankings


December 7th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistani spinners Saeed Ajmal and Mohammed Hafeez dominate the ODI rankings while Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli are the only two Indian batsmen in ... Read more...

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West Indies suffer batting collapse, reach 211/9 (Lead)


November 29th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, Nov 29 (IANS) A middle-order batting collapse restricted the West Indies to 211 for nine in 50 overs against India in the first One-Day International (ODI) of the ... Read more...

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Mumbai Test a draw, only the second with scores level


November 26th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) A heart-stopping finish to the third and final cricket Test between India and the West Indies, a match pregnant with all possible results, including a ... Read more...

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India lose four wickets while chasing 243 (Lead)


November 26th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) India lost four wickets, while chasing a target of 243 runs, to reach 148/4 at tea on the fifth day of the third cricket Test ... Read more...

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Ojha, Ashwin bowl out West Indies (Lunch Report)


November 26th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Spinners Pragyan Ojha and Ravichandran Ashwin triggered a West Indies collapse, bowling them out for 134 in their second innings that set India a target of ... Read more...

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